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Our special programmes include special talks given by Sarawak’s own stars who have made it in their professional worlds, be it the arts, music, business, the sciences and beyond. There’s also our scholarship and appreciation awards. Read on to find out more.

Malaysia MICE Journalism Award

The prestigious Malaysia MICE Journalism Award, the first of its kind in Malaysia, is an initiative of the  Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB). It is jointly supported by the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) and the Malaysian Press Institute (MPI). The Award recognises and rewards outstanding contributions to MICE or Business Events journalism in Malaysia. Award categories are divided into the following:

  1. MICE in Malaysia Category (Best Print/ Online/ Broadcast Feature)
  2. MICE in Sarawak Category (Best Print/ Online/ Broadcast Feature)

The award is now a part of BESarawak ‘Awarding’ – now known as Anak Sarawak Award with bigger and better rewards.

Are YOU the next 2014/2015 Anak Sarawak Journalism Award Winner? Click here to apply now and visit www.besarawak.com/home to know more.

2013 Winners

MICE in Malaysia

WINNER: Voon Ruyen Sarah (The Edge)
Title: Greening Up For The Business Traveller


(i) Mr. Khairul Khalid (Corporate Travel & Business Event)
Title: Northern Region

(ii) Mr Ooi Kok Chuen (The Star)
Title: A Fine Parade At Art Expo Malaysia 2013

MICE in Sarawak

WINNER: Ms Voon Ruyen Sarah (The Edge)
Title: Sarawak steps up efforts to tap MICE potential


(i) Ms Doreen Ling (New Sarawak Tribune)
Title: Kuching aims to be most livable city in Asia

(ii) Mr Mohd. Ishahrulddin (Radio Televisyen Malaysia)
Title: Laporan Khas – Borneo Convention Centre Kuching

2012 Winners

MICE in Malaysia

WINNER: Ms. Nurul Iman Dimyati (The Edge):
Title: Are We Moving in the Right Direction?

(i) Ms. Lim Chia Ying (The Star)
Title: Flourishing Future For Furniture

(ii) Mr. Goh Cheah Hup (Smart Investor)
Title: New Deal For MICE

MICE in Sarawak

WINNER: Mr. Justin Yap (The Borneo Post):
Title: MICE: Showcasing Sarawak’s Strides into the Future


(i) Ms. Cerenna Manickam (Astro Awani)
Title: Showcasing Sarawak as a Competitive MICE Destination

(ii) Ms. Vatsala Devi Kupusamy (The Brand Laureate)
Title: The Master of MICE

2011 Winners

MICE in Malaysia

Best Print/ Online Feature Category
WINNER: Ms. Chin Mui Yoon (The Star, Kuala Lumpur)
Title: Welcoming The World

(i) Ms. Mary Chin (Daily Express, Sabah)
Title: Series on Sabah’s Potential in MICE

(ii) Ms. Normawati Binti Muhamad Nor and Santhy Devi Ayadurai (Bernama Wires, Kuala Lumpur)
Title: Sarawak Keeps Its Trees En route To A World Class MICE Haven

Best Broadcast Special Category
WINNER: Ms. Norzainah Zainal Abidin (Astro Awani)
Title: Malaysia Di Hadapan Dalam Pasaran MICE

(i) Ms. Amanda Lopez (TV3, Kuala Lumpur)
Title: MICE Mampu Menjana Berbillion Ringgit di Sarawak

Special Category: MICE Industry in Sarawak

WINNER : Ms.Nursyazana Zulhimi (Bernama TV)
Title: Sarawak Convention Bureau On Swot Watch

(i) Mr. Yap Kuok Chian (Borneo Post, Sarawak)
Title: Transforming the Landscape (The New Era for MICE in Sarawak)

(ii) Mr. Goh Cheah Hup (Smart Investor, Kuala Lumpur)
Title: Unique Attractions